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Our mission

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets is the development finance institution of the Swiss Confederation. SIFEM promotes long-term, sustainable and broad-based economic growth in developing and emerging countries by providing financial support to commercially viable small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) as well as fast-growing enterprises which in turn helps to create secure and permanent jobs and reduce poverty.

Active portfolio of more than 550 companies (funds, financial institutions and their investments) 

 

Promotion and creation of more than 910,000 jobs in collaboration with partners (since 2005)

 

A total of approx. USD 1.217 billion has been invested in 155 investments to date.

 

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SIFEM’s NEW PORTFOLIO MANAGER RESPONSABILITY COMMENCING 1 MARCH 2023

The Board of SIFEM has decided, based on the result of an open procurement procedure conducted in conformity with Swiss legislation, to award the…

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Federal Council creates new legal basis for SIFEM AG

On 16.12.2022, the Federal Council took note of the outcome of the consultation procedure and referred the draft of the Federal Act on the Development…

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Good Practice Note on ‘Managing labour risks and opportunities of platform work’

SIFEM commissioned the guidance on ‘Managing labour risks and opportunities of platform work’ together with British International Investment (BII) and…

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